In The Spotlight

Whether you are a visitor in your own backyard, or you’ve traveled far to get here, Bel Air welcomes you with a smile and plenty to see and do! Live music, workshops, festivals, shopping, dining, and public art are just a few of the reasons to relax and stay a while.

Farmers’ Market Returns for 46th Season

The Bel Air Farmers’ Market is headed into its 46th season. In a County known for its rich agricultural history, it will come as no surprise that there are over 50 vendors that participate in the weekly tradition in downtown Bel Air.   If you’ve never attended the weekly Bel…

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Starving Artists is Back!

It’s back! The Harford Artists’ Association kicks off the New Year with its annual Starving Artists Exhibit at their gallery in Bel Air. With its location just off Main Street behind the Armory, Harford Artists Gallery is just steps away from other great shopping at Armory Marketplace and throughout downtown Bel Air. Plus, it’s a great place to visit on a winter afternoon before or after you enjoy a meal at one of Bel Air’s many local eateries.

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Downtown Bel Air is a beacon of hope and light this holiday season with thousands of warm white lights that create an enchanting stroll down Main Street.  Lights will be on every evening from 5-10pm now through January 1, 2021. Plus, Saturdays through December 19th, enjoy a (socially distanced) visit with Santa, live entertainment and a horse drawn carriage ride through…

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Artists Sunday

With the holiday season right around the corner, now is the time to consider something unique, personal, and creative for the most important people in our lives. The Town of Bel Air Arts & Entertainment District is proud to support Artists Sunday November 29, 2020, an art-focused shopping day that…

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Discover a Secret Garden

Strolling down Main Street, you may have noticed a recent addition to the newly renovated building at 122 North Main Street.  Now the home of Willow and Waves Salon, owned by Gretchen Amrein, who is a native of Harford County, the building not only received an updated façade but also includes the latest addition to Bel Air’s public…

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LOCAL SCOUT MANAGES LITTLE FREE LIBRARY

Two years ago, the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission (CAC) purchased a Little Free Library for installation at Plumtree Park on Thomas Street to serve its visitors and the Howard Park neighborhood. Initially, the CAC members maintained the library by collecting books and replenishing it every other week to make…

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Be a Creator

You don’t have to look far to see the positive effects that are being created in the arts community as we face the COVID-19 global pandemic.  We are seeing a multitude of instructional videos, live musical performances, author readings, virtual museum and gallery tours and so much more that are inspiring our communities…

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Research Family History in 2020

The cold days of winter often lead to more time inside and more time to take on new projects.  If you have ever thought about studying your genealogy, this could be a great time for you to start.  There are many resources available in Bel Air, including workshops being held…

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Walking in a Winter Wonderland The Frederick Ward Armory Park is a glow this holiday season with thousands of warm white lights that create an enchanting stroll through the park.  Saturdays through December 21st, enjoy hot chocolate, a visit with Santa or even a horse drawn carriage ride through the…

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11th Annual Town of Bel Air Film Festival

In just a few weeks, the Bel Air Armory will be transformed into a cozy spot to enjoy a great film.  The Town of Bel Air Film Festival, now in it’s 11th year, will be held November 14th-16th and will feature fabulous films from this year’s festival circuit that have…

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